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Tony Hoyle wrote: > David Somers wrote: >> Um... I'm doing cvs init as "root", so it shouldn't have any problems >> with permissions to get at those files. > > It's possible to have write failures even as root.. depends on how > things are setup. The code only fails if it can't write (a trace will > show you what it couldn't write to). Oops... I forgot that trace is my friend. [snip] 11:12:20: -> checkout -> # 11:12:20: -> chmod(.#14481,100444) 11:12:20: -> unlink_file(.#notify_email) 11:12:20: -> unlink_file(.#14481) 11:12:20: -> Couldn't create config file no/PServer cvs init: Unable to register repository. cvs init: Your login does not have sufficient permissions to modify the cvs init: global server settings. cvs init: Repository /var/lib/cvsnt/eeks initialised 11:12:20: -> run postcommand trigger 11:12:20: -> run_trigger() 11:12:20: -> Call pre-loaded 'default_trigger' 11:12:20: -> postcommand_proc() [snip] no/PServer is just a bit wrong. Greetings from Luxembourg -- David Somers VoIP: FWD 622885 PGP Key = 7E613D4E Fingerprint = 53A0 D84B 7F90 F227 2EAB 4FD7 6278 E2A8 7E61 3D4E